Accounting Major/Minor

The accounting major at Saint Mary’s prepares students for a variety of careers in accounting.

Course work accommodates students interested in public accounting (CPAs), management accounting (CMAs), controllership, taxation, and/or governmental accounting. Saint Mary’s accounting program meets the requirements for taking the Uniform CPA exam in Minnesota and many other states. The university offers several ways for students to meet the educational requirements for CPA licensure. Students who are considering the CPA path are strongly encouraged to consult an accounting faculty member early in their college career to individually determine the best way to meet the requirements

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Career Options

Budget analysts; financial analysts; financial clerks; financial managers; government accountants and auditors; management accountants and internal auditors; public accountants

High School Preparation

Business; Calculus; Computer Science; Macroeconomics; Microeconomics; Statistics

Enhance Your Experience

Students who major in accounting oftentimes pursue a double major or minor in international business, finance, or mathematics

Accounting Minor

The accounting minor pairs well with a variety of Saint Mary's majors. In particular, students with entrepreneurial aspirations will benefit from accounting coursework as it allows them to take complete charge of their business, whatever it may be.